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T.R.H.s Prince Philippe and Princess Mathilde of Belgium Attend a Remembrance Ceremony in Liege

One week after the horrific attacks on the Place Saint-Lambert in Leige, Belgium more than 3,000 people, along with Their Royal Highnesses Prince Philippe and Princess Mathilde, attended a remembrance ceremony in the square where shooter, Nordine Amrami, killed six people and injured 125.

Also, in attendance where the victims families, politicians including Prime Minister, Elio Di Rupo, and Interior Minister, Joëlle Milquet.  After three minutes of silence honoring the victims Prince Philippe and Princess Mathilde laid flowers in the square then spoke with the victims families.

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T.R.H.s Prince Philippe and Princess Mathilde of Belgium at Liege University Hospital

On December 14, 2011, T.R.H.s Prince Philippe and Princess Mathilde of Belgium were at Liege University Hospital to visit the victims of the shooting rampage that took place earlier this week.  After spending time with the victims and their families the future king and queen of Belgium signed the book of condolences at the city hall.

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Royal Family of Belgium News Regarding T.R.H.s Prince Philippe and Princess Mathilde of Belgium

On December 13, 2011, H.R.H. Prince Philippe attended an academic session held at the new Viviqua headquarters in Brussels. The session was organized on the occasion of the inauguration of the new Viviqua building, and the 120th anniversary of the company which produces and distributes drinking water. Prince Philippe also participated in a workshop with employees and stakeholders from Viviqua.

 Meanwhile, H.R.H. Princess Mathilde was in Gedinne where she was greeted by the governor of the province, Denis Mathen, and other local dignitaries.  During her one-day tour the princess visited a community center, a second-hand shop, and participated in two educational workshops entitled, Little Reporters and Arts and Wood. 

Source La Monarchie Belge

H.R.H. Prince Philippe of Belgium Visits Chile. Plus, News Regarding H.R.H. Princess Mathilde of Belgium. (VIDEO)

On December 3, 2011, H.R.H. Prince of Belgium, along with his business delegation, arrived in Chile for  a five-day economic trade mission.  The mission is organized by he Agency for Foreign Trade in collaboration with the regional trade AWEX, Flanders Investment & Trade and Brussels Invest Export.

Meanwhile, H.R.H. Princess Mathilde attended the National Info-Families (JNIF), in Quartier Militaire Major Housiau, where she meet with families and relatives of Belgian soldiers who are involved with peacekeeping operations in Afghanistan and other countries around the world.

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Source: La Monarchie Belge

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H.R.H. Princess Mathilde of Belgium Attends a Meeting. Plus, News Regarding H.R.H. Princess Astrid of Belgium

On November 24, 2011, H.R.H. Princess Mathilde of Belgium was in Liege where she participated in a meeting regarding human trafficking.  According to the official site for the royal house of Belgium, the meeting was jointly organized by SÜRYA, PAYOKE and PAG-ASA, all three groups are deeply involved in the fight against the problem of modern slavery/human trafficking.

Meanwhile, in Brussels, H.R.H. Princess Astrid attended a medical and scientific research awards ceremony managed by the King Baudouin Foundation.

Source: Monarchie de Belge

H.R.H. Princess Mathilde of Belgium Visits Schools Participating in the ‘Journée du Changement’ Campaign (VIDEO)

On November 21, 2011, H.R.H. Princess Mathilde of Belgium was in Eupen and Transinne, Belgium to meet with students from two elementary schools participating in the Journée du Changement (Day of Change) proposed by UNICEF Belgium as part of Journée des Droits de l’Enfant (Day of the Rights of a Child) campaign.

In her capacity as honorary president of UNICEF Belgium, Princess Mathilde spoke with students from the l’Athénée Royal d’Eupen (Royal Athenaeum of Eupen) as well the Transinne elementary schools regarding the importance of education and so forth.

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Source: La Monarchie Belge

 

H.R.H. Princess Mathilde of Belgium In Bruges

On November 18, 2011, H.R.H. Princess Mathilde of Belgium visited the Koninklijk Institute Spermalie in Bruges to participate in “A Week of Reading Aloud”.  This year’s event focused on the youth enrolled in special education classes.  During today’s event the princess read aloud various stories to primary school students as well as visited several classes that helps those with hearing and visual impairments.

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H.R.H. Princess Mathilde of Belgium Participates in the Literacy Project ‘A to Z’

On November 17, 2011, H.R.H. Princess Mathilde of Belgium was in Molenbeek-Wersbeek where she visited a community center, De Vaartkapen Caleidoscoop, to participate in the literacy project, “A to Z”. The project includes literacy classes open to anyone with the objective of social integration of single parents of young children who are not in school.

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Source: La Monarchie Belge

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T.R.H.s Prince Philippe and Princess Mathilde of Belgium Visit the Province of Luxembourg (VIDEOS)

On November 16, 2011, T.R.H.s Prince Philippe and Princess Mathilde of Belgium visited the province of Luxembourg.  The royal couple’s first stop was the Ferme du Monceau (Monceau Farm) in Vaux-sur-Sure and then they visited the transport company, Charlier. In the afternoon, the prince and princess travelled to the town of Neufchâteau where they attended a reception at the City Hall in their honor. Upon leaving the City Hall hundreds the royal couple mingled with hundreds of locals who where waiting for the royal couple outside.

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Source: La Monarchie Belge

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H.R.H. Princess Mathilde of Belgium in Péruwelz

On November 8, 2011, H.R.H. Princess Mathilde visited the House of Parenting in Péruwelz. In the afternoon, she visited the de Bakermat in Leuven. The House of Parenting encourages a process of co-education among parents of children 0-3 years old and social workers, for the development of the child. A collaboration with Le Galion, a unit of Family Education of Péruwelz CPAS, provides services to disadvantaged families.

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Source: La Monarchie Belge

T.R.H.s Prince Philippe and Princess Mathilde of Belgium Visit Beijing, China

Their Royal Highnesses Prince Philippe and Princess Mathilde of Belgium are currently in China on an economic mission along a large Belgian business delegation.  The purpose of this important trip: To support Belgian exports and encourage the signing of new contracts “… despite the crisis that has hit many markets around the world…” said the Belgian Minister of Foreign Affairs, Steven Vanackere, in a press conference.

According to the Belgian online newspaper, RTL, this is the fourth trade mission organized with China which began back in to 2000.  Mr. Vanackere hopes that during this economic mission that at least forty new contracts will be signed in various sectors such as transport and logistics, clean technology, healthcare and pharmaceuticals, information technologies and communication, and in the diamond sector which trade relations already exist between China and Antwerp, Belgium.

This afternoon in Beijing H.R.H. Prince Philippe met with Deputy Prime Minister of the People’s Republic of China, Mr. Wang Qishan while H.R.H. Princess Mathilde visited the Beijing Dance Academy.

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Source: RTL

T.R.H.s Prince Philippe and Princess Mathilde of Belgium Visit China

Their Royal Highnesses Prince Philippe and Princess Mathilde of Belgium are currently in China on an economic mission with the Belgian Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Agency for Foreign Trade in collaboration with the regional trade AWEX, Flanders Investment & Trade and others.  The delegation will spend nine days in China and will visit six cities which include Beijing, Tianjin, Chongqing, Gungzhou, Shenzhen, and Shanghai.

Source: La Monarchie Belge

H.R.H. Princess Mathilde of Belgium Attends ‘European Job Days’ in Brussels

On October 1, 2011, H.R.H. Princess Mathilde of Belgium attended the 2011 European Job Days event at the Berlaymont in Brussels.  This event is organized by the European Commission, EURES, the network of employment in Europe.

European Job Days is dedicated to the recruitment and the provision of practical information on all aspects of geographical mobility in Europe.  It also facilitates contacts between employers and job seekers, especially the youth.  The main theme of this year is “job creation through entrepreneurship” including the use of the instrument of microfinance.

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Source: Monarchie.be

Photo courtesy of: EC Europa